Weekend Programs at Elk Country Visitor Center - Saturday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. - Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a contagious, always-fatal disease that infects deer in Pennsylvania. Learn about how it is transmitted, how it affects members of the deer family, and how the PA Game Commission is managing its spread. Free to attend.
The Northern Appalachian Film Collective presents the NAFCo Halloween Short Horror Film Festival hosted by the Moonlite Drive-In located on Route 322, Brookville on Saturday, Oct. 24. More than 50 short films by local and international filmmakers will be shown with the screening beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per carload.
The DuBois American Legion is offering a take-out chicken and biscuits dinner on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. until sold out. $8 per dinner, take-out only. Pick up at the DuBois American Legion Post #17 Hut in DuBois. There will also be an auxiliary bake sale. Menu includes chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, and corn.
Sunday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. – Halloween Elktravaganza at the Elk Country Visitor Center for an afternoon of Halloween fun! Games, crafts, and fun for all ages! Come in your Halloween costume, a costume parade of attendees will be held at 3:00. Free.
Sandy Township invites your to Trunk or Treat at Sandy Recreational Park on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4:30 to 6:30. To be a TRUNKER, you must register with Sandy Township before Oct. 10th. Visit Sandy Township's FB page or call Jenna Gorney for a form. A Covid-19 safety plan will be in place: directional guidance will be provided, hand washing stations will be available, and social distancing will be adhered to between Trunkers by creating 20 ft wide designated spaces.
New Story Schools DuBois is hosting a Halloween Trunk or Treat on Friday, Oct. 30 from 5 until 7 p.m. at their building on Jeffers Street! This event is FREE and open to the public! We encourage you to wear your spookiest (or silliest) costume! You will have the opportunity to interact with the New Story staff, who will be handing out candy and other free prizes!
Program at Cook Forest State Park - Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. - ‘Cathedral by Candlelight*’ Experience something different for Halloween! Take a walk back in time to meet a lumberman from the 1800’s on a candlelit tour through the Cook Homestead and Tom’s Run, with history and spooky stories. (2 hrs). Free to attend.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions, the DuBois Area Historical Society has cancelled its 38th Annual Dinner scheduled for September 17 and the 13th Annual Spirit of DuBois Lantern Walk scheduled for October 3. The Society is hopeful that a return to regular activities in 2021 will be possible. One event remains on the Society's 2020 calendar, a Dining for a Cause fund raiser at Buck's Pizza, all day on November 18. A voucher is required and may be printed at the Society's website www.duboishs.com. Click on the calendar link and then the link for November 18. This will be the only fund raiser still able to be completed by the Society in 2020.
2021 Lottery Calendars are on sale now! Proceeds benefit the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging. These calendars are based on the daily number and you could be a lucky the winner multiple times next year. Cost is $25 per calendar and makes the perfect holiday gift. Calendars are available at the Greater DuBois Chamber office, the CCAAA office in Clearfield, or call the CCAAA office to order at 814-765-2696..